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English Meaning(s) for 故人

  1. the deceased; old friend

Definition and Synonyms for 故人

Dead people who are no longer living
Synonyms: 亡き人, 亡者, , , , 故人, 死人, 死者
Deceased Person someone who is no longer alive
Synonyms: 不帰の客, 亡き人, 亡者, 亡き者, , , , 仏様, 故人, 死亡者, 死人, 死者, 物故者

Meanings for each kanji in 故人

happenstance; especially; intentionally; reason; cause; circumstances; the late; therefore; consequently Kanji Details »
person Kanji Details »

Categories 故人 is a member of

Individual a human being
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People any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 故人

Sample Sentences for 故人

He got down on his knees and prayed for the souls of the deceased.
A fund was launched to set up a monument in memory of the dead man.
The deceased was eighty years old.
A monument was erected in memory of the deceased.
"If a photograph of the smiling face of your loved one stands on the altar at the funeral or on the family altar, when you put your hands together to pray, you can hear their voice, I think," he says.

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